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Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) v. The Commonwealth of Australia

The PCA acts as registry in this arbitration, which is conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules of 2010 pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of Hong Kong and the Government of Australia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments.
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:57
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase?

The analysis below is based on data obtained between 2009 and 2010, and examines the impact of the first increase in tobacco tax in Hong Kong in 8 years.4
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2015 20:32
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[Hong Kong] Research letter: Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase? ($$)

Hong Kong suggests that smuggled cigarettes are eating into some of the taxed cigarette market share, as the industry suggests. However, despite this increase in the illicit market, higher tobacco tax does effectively reduce total tobacco consumption.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 16, 2015 11:03
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[Asia, Hong Kong, UK] E-cigarette ban still in the works despite new study

The local health authority is determined to press on with a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes in the city despite a recent British study suggesting their vapours are around 95 per cent less harmful than tobacco, the South China Morning Post has le
South China Morning Post
added Aug 19, 2015 18:26
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[Hong Kong] Tobacco giant sues Australia

More than $50 million of taxpayer money is expected to go up in smoke defending cigarette plain packaging in a secretive international tribunal. But costs will pile up if Australia loses on its first defence that Philip Morris indulged in cynical “venue
West Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:54
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[Asia] Six-year-olds in Hong Kong admit trying e-cigarettes, Caritas survey reveals

Children as young as six have admitted trying electronic cigarettes, a survey conducted by social welfare group Caritas has found, bringing calls for tighter regulation of the devices and a ban on sales to under-18s. "We now know that children can easil
South China Morning Post
added Jul 13, 2015 11:47
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[Hong Kong] Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase?

The experience in Hong Kong suggests that smuggled cigarettes are eating into some of the taxed cigarette market share, as the industry suggests. However, despite this increase in the illicit market, higher tobacco tax does effectively reduce total tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Jul 7, 2015 16:39
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[Asia, Hong Kong] LAU: Larger graphic health warnings on cigarette packets are effective

The proposed additional tobacco control measures to be discussed at a special Legislative Council meeting on July 6 deserve support and attention. As an organisation that provides well-recognised tobacco control programmes to students on a daily basis, L
South China Morning Post
added Jul 3, 2015 14:24
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[Hong Kong] Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase?

experience in Hong Kong suggests that smuggled cigarettes are eating into some of the taxed cigarette market share, as the industry suggests. However, despite this increase in the illicit market, higher tobacco tax does effectively reduce total tobacco co
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2015 08:11
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Australian Parliament Slams TPP, Calls it an 'Attack on Internet Freedoms'

"The tobacco company Philip Morris is currently using ISDS clauses in an obscure Hong Kong — Australia investment agreement to sue the Australian government for millions of dollars in 'damages' cause by our plain packaging legislation," Ludlam's website e
Sputnik (ru)
added Jun 30, 2015 15:14
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